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Leucocoprinus is a genus of fungi in the family Agaricaceae. Its best known member is the yellow pot-plant mushroom (Leucocoprinus birnbaumii), found worldwide. The type species is Leucocoprinus cepistipes. The genus has a widespread distribution and contains about 40 species.[1]


Species of the genus include, but are not limited to:


  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 374. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 


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